The table below looks at the statistics for E-Commerce skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-Commerce over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 1 15 10
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 136 20 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 32.93% 7.35% 10.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 40.00% 9.95% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 12 23
Average daily rate
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£500 £345 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.92% -16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £225 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £541 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.87 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+10.57% +38.16%
E-Commerce
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
340 201 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 82.32% 73.90% 70.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 127 125
Average daily rate £450 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -49.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

E-Commerce
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing E-Commerce across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

E-Commerce Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing E-Commerce across the Bedfordshire region.

E-Commerce Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing E-Commerce across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

E-Commerce Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

E-Commerce
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing E-Commerce across the Bedfordshire region.

E-Commerce Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

E-Commerce
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing E-Commerce within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +9 95 £500 +66.66% 9
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E-Commerce
East of England

E-Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing E-Commerce also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited E-Commerce.

1 89 (37.87%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (34.04%) Microsoft
3 64 (27.23%) Active Directory
4 63 (26.81%) Windows
5 61 (25.96%) Retail
6 59 (25.11%) .NET
7 57 (24.26%) Microsoft Azure
8 56 (23.83%) SCOM
8 56 (23.83%) IIS
9 50 (21.28%) MS Excel
10 48 (20.43%) SCCM
11 47 (20.00%) SOA
12 39 (16.60%) Scrum
13 38 (16.17%) DNS
13 38 (16.17%) DHCP
14 37 (15.74%) FTP
15 36 (15.32%) Amazon AWS
16 31 (13.19%) Web Services
17 30 (12.77%) C#
18 27 (11.49%) Project Management
19 26 (11.06%) PowerShell
20 24 (10.21%) Stakeholder Management
21 23 (9.79%) ITIL
22 22 (9.36%) Akamai
23 19 (8.09%) PRINCE2
24 18 (7.66%) Legal
25 17 (7.23%) Waterfall
26 16 (6.81%) Technical Architecture
27 15 (6.38%) Enterprise Architecture
28 14 (5.96%) ASP.NET

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing E-Commerce also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited E-Commerce. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 56 (23.83%) IIS
2 12 (5.11%) CMS
3 9 (3.83%) Confluence
4 7 (2.98%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.85%) Mule
6 1 (0.43%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.43%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.43%) Drupal
6 1 (0.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 50 (21.28%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.55%) MS Project
3 3 (1.28%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.55%) Oracle General Ledger
1 6 (2.55%) Agresso
1 6 (2.55%) Oracle Payables
1 6 (2.55%) Oracle Receivables
1 6 (2.55%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.43%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 57 (24.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (15.32%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.83%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (2.98%) SaaS
5 1 (0.43%) IaaS
5 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 38 (16.17%) DNS
1 38 (16.17%) DHCP
2 37 (15.74%) FTP
3 5 (2.13%) Internet
4 1 (0.43%) Firewall
4 1 (0.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.40%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.28%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (5.96%) TeamCity
2 10 (4.26%) Git (software)
2 10 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (3.83%) JIRA
4 7 (2.98%) Subversion
5 3 (1.28%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.85%) Log4Net
6 2 (0.85%) FinalBuilder
7 1 (0.43%) NSubstitute
7 1 (0.43%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.43%) NUnit
General
1 61 (25.96%) Retail
2 18 (7.66%) Legal
3 13 (5.53%) Finance
4 7 (2.98%) Marketing
5 6 (2.55%) Publishing
5 6 (2.55%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.28%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.85%) Banking
7 2 (0.85%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.85%) Electronics
8 1 (0.43%) Back Office
8 1 (0.43%) Games
8 1 (0.43%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (26.81%) Architect
2 50 (21.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 49 (20.85%) Solutions Architect
4 38 (16.17%) Project Manager
5 22 (9.36%) Web Engineer
6 16 (6.81%) Delivery Manager
7 15 (6.38%) Analyst
8 14 (5.96%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (5.53%) Web Architect
9 13 (5.53%) Business Analyst
9 13 (5.53%) Developer
10 7 (2.98%) Software Engineer
10 7 (2.98%) Senior Manager
10 7 (2.98%) Configuration Engineer
11 6 (2.55%) Integration Manager
11 6 (2.55%) Software Configuration Engineer
12 5 (2.13%) .NET Developer
12 5 (2.13%) Infrastructure Architect
13 4 (1.70%) Enterprise Architect
13 4 (1.70%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (25.11%) .NET
2 31 (13.19%) Web Services
3 14 (5.96%) ASP.NET
4 11 (4.68%) HTML
5 5 (2.13%) CSS
6 4 (1.70%) Ajax
6 4 (1.70%) .NET Framework
6 4 (1.70%) Dojo
6 4 (1.70%) Django
6 4 (1.70%) XHR
6 4 (1.70%) JSP
6 4 (1.70%) DOM
6 4 (1.70%) HTML5
6 4 (1.70%) Sass
6 4 (1.70%) LESS
6 4 (1.70%) CSS3
7 3 (1.28%) MSMQ
7 3 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (0.85%) XML
9 1 (0.43%) Autofac
Miscellaneous
1 7 (2.98%) EPoS
2 6 (2.55%) Fat Client
2 6 (2.55%) Data Integration
2 6 (2.55%) Thin Client
3 4 (1.70%) FMCG
3 4 (1.70%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (0.85%) Tandem
5 2 (0.85%) Smartphone
5 2 (0.85%) DTV
5 2 (0.85%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.85%) Open Source
6 1 (0.43%) User Experience
6 1 (0.43%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.43%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 63 (26.81%) Windows
2 7 (2.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (2.55%) Linux
4 5 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.70%) Android
5 4 (1.70%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (37.87%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (20.00%) SOA
3 39 (16.60%) Scrum
4 27 (11.49%) Project Management
5 24 (10.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (9.79%) ITIL
7 19 (8.09%) PRINCE2
8 17 (7.23%) Waterfall
9 16 (6.81%) Technical Architecture
10 15 (6.38%) Enterprise Architecture
11 13 (5.53%) Configuration Management
11 13 (5.53%) DevOps
12 10 (4.26%) Data Modelling
12 10 (4.26%) MVC
12 10 (4.26%) Project Planning
12 10 (4.26%) TDD
12 10 (4.26%) Database Security
13 9 (3.83%) Logical Data Model
13 9 (3.83%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (3.83%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (12.77%) C#
2 26 (11.06%) PowerShell
3 10 (4.26%) JavaScript
4 9 (3.83%) SQL
5 7 (2.98%) VB
6 5 (2.13%) Java
7 3 (1.28%) VBScript
8 2 (0.85%) PHP
9 1 (0.43%) Golang
9 1 (0.43%) Python
9 1 (0.43%) PHP5
9 1 (0.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (1.28%) ISEB
1 3 (1.28%) ISSAP
2 2 (0.85%) ISTQB
2 2 (0.85%) CISSP
2 2 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.43%) CISA
3 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.43%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.11%) SLA
2 6 (2.55%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.13%) QA
4 3 (1.28%) COBIT
5 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 64 (27.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 56 (23.83%) SCOM
2 48 (20.43%) SCCM
3 8 (3.40%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (2.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 80 (34.04%) Microsoft
2 22 (9.36%) Akamai
3 13 (5.53%) hybris
4 9 (3.83%) Sitecore
5 8 (3.40%) SAP
6 7 (2.98%) Oracle
7 4 (1.70%) KANA
8 2 (0.85%) Citrix
9 1 (0.43%) WSO2
9 1 (0.43%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.43%) Cisco
9 1 (0.43%) IBM
9 1 (0.43%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.43%) Unica
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